Anglia Ruskin University

Anglia Ruskin University

Social Work

The is a professional social work qualification which equips students with the necessary knowledge, values and transferable skills to enable them to seek employment as a newly qualified social worker (NQSW) in any sector of adult, or children and families social work.

Entry requirements

A good Honours degree, at 2.2 or equivalent; grade C or above in English and maths; a minimum of 6 months work experience within the UK in the last 2 years, in social work or social care at the point of application; successful interview; an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check; a satisfactory Occupational Health Clearance; if English is not the 1st language: IELTS 7.0 (academic level) or equivalent English language qualification.

Course modules

Year 1 core modules: Assessed readiness for direct practice; social work knowledge, values and skills; well-being across the life course in a diverse society; developing professional social work practice placement. Year 2 core modules: Analytical thinking and decision-making in professional social work; powers, duties and accountability in professional social work; dissertation; placement.

Assessment methods

A variety of assessment methods are used during this course, including assignments, case studies, presentations, portfolios and patchwork texts. The practice learning experience is assessed by portfolio of evidence gained from practice which demonstrates that students can work in accordance with professional requirements.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,900 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,100 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,100 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,100 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,900 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,100 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,100 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,100 per Year 1 (England) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Chelmsford Campus Chelmsford CM1 1SQ South East
Cambridge Campus Cambridge CB1 1PT East of England

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